Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare: said his grandfather bought the house and farm in the early 1900s and that he had never considered selling the land. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kildare farmer, who yesterday won his legal battle with the IDA over the attempted compulsory purchase of his farm, has said he is hopeful that h(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare, outside the Four Courts on Thursday  after judgment was handed down  in his Supreme Court appeal against an earlier  High Court ruling. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of a farmer whose home and lands the Industrial Development Authority wanted to acquire by way of a compulsory purcha(...)

 Apple’s latest annual report indicates a substantial increase in the amount of tax it may be paying in Ireland.

The latest annual report from Apple, filed last week in the United States, indicates a substantial increase in the amount of tax it may be paying in I(...)

Eva Panicker and her father Roopesh speaking on the eve of summit event the Future of Ireland, at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin will remain a great city for start-up businesses with or without the Web Summit, the opening session of the event, which is to move to Lisbon n(...)

File picture of the crashed Airbus, which  was covered by the 2002 agreement. Photograph: Reuters/Kim Philipp Piskol

Responsibility for monitoring the maintenance of the Irish-registered Airbus that crashed in Egypt on Saturday rested with the Russian authorities (...)

Eamon Ryan: “Making public the history of [the qualifying] transactions would greatly improve public confidence in the approach that has been taken. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

What the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) paid for individual loans, and what it sold them for, should be made public after the organisation i(...)

Property developer John Barry: associated locally with substantial donations and investments in the local community, in particular in relation to the new GAA complex in Mallow, but also for support for a local school and other facilities and activities in the Mallow area.  Photograph:  Patrick Hogan/Provision

One of the biggest housebuilders in the Munster area during the boom years, has been declared a bankrupt in the UK. John Barry, based in Mallow, Co C(...)

 Theo Cullinane, chief executive  of BAM Ireland:    “Experience in recent years has shown that the new forms of contract for public works in Ireland have proven adversarial rather than partnering in nature.” Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

BAM Ireland, one of the country’s largest construction businesses, said it continued to reduce its focus on public works last year because of the dif(...)

Gerry Adams  in Long Kesh prison with Brendan Hughes. He would know whether the IRA oversees Sinn Fein

After last week’s report from the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, we know there is a body of congenitally conspiratorial me(...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry:  said he did not want to comment on his personal business affairs.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Lowry no longer has to file publicly available financial accounts for his refrigeration business after changing its status wi(...)